It almost feels as if 2021 was just two days back but here we are, nearly 3 months into 2022. As we are just about to enter the summer of '22, it opens up a series of films that are scheduled to release over the span of this season. Some of the most highly anticipated films that have been pushed since 2021 due to a number of factors have all lined up to be this year's biggest summer releases. Here is a list of movies that are to release this summer so that you can mark your calendars (in chronological order):
1) RRR - MARCH 25:
This film marks the first outing of director S.S.Rajamouli after the highly successful Baahubali films and will also see the coming together of two of Tollywood's top stars, Ram Charan and Jr. NTR, acting together in the same film.
2) MANMADHA LEELAI - APRIL 1:
3) IDIOT - APRIL 1:
4) SELFIE - APRIL 1:
The film is directed by debutant Mathi Maran, a former associate of Vetrimaaran and features G. V. Prakash Kumar in the lead role. The most anticipated factor of this will is that we will get to see renowned filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon take on the role of an antagonist.
5) SAANI KAAYIDHAM - APRIL 7 (TENTATIVE):
This story is reportedly based on real-life incidents which took place in the 1980s and is written and directed by Arun Matheswaran. The film will star Keerthy Suresh and renowned filmmaker Selvaraghavan, who will be making his acting debut, in the lead roles.
6) BEAST - APRIL 13:
Easily one of the most highly anticipated films on this list and the sole reason is because of Thalapathy Vijay. The film has managed to create a huge buzz even pre-release of its trailer. Its chartbuster hit song Arabic Kuthu has garnered over 216 million views on YouTube since it first released on February 14, and has been listened to worldwide while continuing to grow with each given day increasing the film's reach globally.
7) KGF: CHAPTER 2 - APRIL 14:
The film gives a lot of dejavu vibes and a Baahubali moment since nearly 4 years since the release of its first part, the sequel is finally here and we cannot wait to see what happens! The film will start right from where its predecessor left off and the excitement is uncontainable.
8) KAATHUVAAKULA RENDU KAADHAL - APRIL 28:
Who wouldn't want to see our very own Makkal Selvan back on the big screen? That too with two of the biggest female leads, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nayanthara, sharing the screen space with one another? The hilarious love triangle from the film's trailer has already got the audience riled up and it is only a matter of time until we finally get to watch it ourselves. So hang in there!
9) YAANAI - MAY 6:
This Hari directed action film that stars Arun Vijay, Priya Bhavani Shankar and Ramachandra Raju in lead roles. It's power-packed teaser along with Arun Vijay's incredibly rugged look has got the audience waiting for its release.
10) SARKARU VAARI PAATA - MAY 12:
11) DON - MAY 13:
The audience has been waiting to see everyone's favourite boy-next-door, Sivakarthikeyan, back on screen after his career defining performance in Doctor. The film has also managed to create a buzz for itself after the release of its two songs - the groovy Jalabulajangu and the melodious Bae.
12) MAAMANITHAN - MAY 20:
After the mighty success of 2016's Dharma Durai, fans have been waiting to see director Seenu Ramasamy and Vijay Sethupathi collaborate again ever since, and when it was announced that the two are ultimately back together, a lot of hype started going around.
13) COBRA - MAY 26 (TENTATIVE):
The film has been in talk for ages now especially revolving around the many avatars that Chiyaan Vikram will be seen in the film. This may be true or untrue, but all publicity is good publicity and has got the fans and audience waiting impatiently to see this on the big screen. The cricket fans and community has also been eagerly waiting since it is also the film debut of former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan.
14) VIKRAM - JUNE 3:
Kamal Haasan is back! That's all the hype there is and needed. Who wouldn't want to see the Ulaganayagan back on the big screen?
15) VEETLA VISHESHAM - JUNE 17:
The film is the official remake of the 2018 Hindi film Badhaai Ho. The film stars RJ Balaji in the lead role and moviegoers want to see this man perform on the silver screen once again.